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Nike boycotters miss point of peaceful protest

Nike boycotters miss point of peaceful protest
September 21, 2018

There’s five pairs of shoes in there, I’m going to let them all burn,” Twitter user AlterAtYeshiva says over a tinny recording of the national anthem as he shoves his Nike sneakers into a fire pit....

Players kneeling is not a sign of disrespect

Shania Lao
October 27, 2017

“I am not going to stand up and show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,” said San Francisco 49ers player Colin Kaepernick on Aug. 26, 2016. “To me, this...

National Football League players take a knee to highlight racial justice in the US

Cartoon by Christopher Perez/Guilfordian
October 6, 2017

All eyes were on Colin Kaepernick as he took a knee during the national anthem at a 2016 preseason game. Kaepernick, then the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, chose to take a knee in order to highlight...

Guilford College News in Brief

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October 6, 2017

NFL Controversy Campus Discussion On Thursday, Sept. 28, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Brothers Doing Positive hosted a campus dialogue centered around the recent NFL controversy....

Staff Editorial: Americans should have the right to protest

Staff Editorial: Americans should have the right to protest
September 29, 2017

Last Friday, the president of the United States demanded that citizens boycott the NFL for allowing players to exercise their First Amendment rights, within the guidelines of law, without harming anyone....

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